This morning, I was getting my daily fancy coffee drink — an iced soy latte with a shot of vanilla, if you please — at a neighborhood shop called Cookie Road. The woman in front of me was well-dressed and European — she was discussing the status of the Dutch Kroener with the barista behind the counter, and nothing, at first, seemed amiss. And then I realized that she was barefoot. Like, stinking-feet-on-linoleum-tile-in-a-bakery barefoot. Gross on multiple levels. First, you’re in a cafe, where food is served. Second, you had to walk on city streets, covered in basically the urban equivalent of herpes. Not cool. So, that was a pretty nasty thing to see first thing in the morning.
What about you? What’s the nastiest thing you’ve seen someone do in public lately? Keep reading »
Lady Gaga’s always looking for new ways to shock and awe her audience, so over the weekend at the Much Music Awards, Gaga decided to sport a lovely sea green merkin, to go with the mop of sea green wig on her head. Oh no, it was tasteful–it was on over the pants. As you do. [The Superficial] Keep reading »
Some books mean so much to us — and have such pretty covers — that we want to draw more attention to them beyond just lining them up on a book shelf. This clever book picture frame as both a way to store your favorite tomes and display them as wall art. And wouldn’t the easy access come in handy the next time you have a desperate need to quote, say, Atticus Finch’s advice to Scout in To Kill A Mockingbird or read a sex scene out loud from Jackie Collins’ Lucky? Okay, maybe that last one is just something we would do — during a dinner party, for example — but you get the point. What books would you frame?
Kristin Chenoweth recently proclaimed her love for GapKids to People Magazine. “I can wear a size 12/14,” the diminutive actress revealed.
Even if you are not as pint-sized as the Broadway star (88 pounds) you might be able to slip into some of the merchandise in the juniors department. Besides, there’s no shame in donning preteen fashion. These days it’s as stylish as designer duds and it’s easier on the wallet.
Some of our most sartorially savvy friends snatched up the Balmain-esque military jackets in Stella McCartney’s GapKids collection in 2009. And we’re now eagerly awaiting the chain’s upcoming childrenswear collaboration with Diane von Furstenberg — and we don’t have kids. Read more… Keep reading »